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Employment Readiness Program (ERP)


Resume assistance with a Certified Career Counselor is available by appointment. Call us for more information.

If you are an employer, and you would like to send us information regarding a position, please email us and let us know!

The Employment Readiness Program (ERP) offers resources to help with your career plan and job search. Whether you’re a military spouse or Family member who just moved to a new installation, retiree, DoD Civilian looking for new opportunities, or active duty military, Active Reserve, National Guard member, or Wounded Warrior, we’re here to help.


Our services include:

  • Up-to-date information on local, national, and international employment opportunities, job market trends and education, and volunteer resources
  • Information on job fairs (in person and virtual) and other hiring events
  • Assistance with employment applications
  • Career counseling and individual career assessments
  • Résumé critiques
  • Classes and seminars on self-assessment and career exploration, resume writing, interviewing techniques, dressing for success, networking, and entrepreneurship
  • Information on spouse licensure reimbursement (re-licensing at a new duty station can be costly)

*Not all programs and classes are available at all ACS facilities.

Are you ready? Contact your Employment Readiness Program manager (ERPM) for more information.


Additional Resources:

(Government Links)


(Non-Government, No Endorsement Implied)



Please note that while we do serve active duty Military, it's only under certain circumstances, and is on a case-by-case basis. Transitioning service members please contact SFL-TAP at +1 (910)396-2227.


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Licensure/Certification Information

Disclaimer: The sites listed are not all inclusive but are meant to be a starting point for job seekers in certain fields.

Links to Employment

Attention Military Spouses:  Click the link below for the checklist for military spouse eligibility! The form is NOT fillable when you first open it. To enable it to be fillable, click the "Options" button on the top right of the page and then select "Trust This Host" (online) or "Enable Features" (if accessed in a PDF format offline). Once either of these options are clicked, the form will change from one that cannot be filled to one that has live drop down menus and selection boxes!"

Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist (.pdf)

Programs for Military Spouses

  • Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP)
    The Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP) is a targeted recruitment and employment solution for spouses.
  • MyCAA
    The My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) Scholarship Program is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of financial assistance to eligible military spouses who are pursuing a license, certification or Associate’s degree in a portable career field and occupation.

Government (City, State, Federal)

Local Staffing Agencies


On-Post (Private Sector or Contractor)



Professional Boutique

Dressing for success (on an interview or on the job) means having access to new and/or gently worn professional attire, suits, blazers, slacks, and jewelry. The boutique is open to assist spouses going for job interviews or starting a new job. For more information or to make an appointment, please call us. All attire is donated by the community.

Teen Employment and Volunteer Resources
Helpful Resources

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More Community Support

Calendar of ACS Classes and Events


Volunteer Opportunities

EFMP Dating on the Spectrum

Feb 1 4 pm - 5 pm

IVS Reading with a Purpose: "The Night Watchman"

Feb 7 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

EFMP Play Mornings

Feb 10 9 am - 10:30 am

EFMP Play Mornings

Feb 10 9 am - 10:30 am

ERP Military Spouse Employment Social

Feb 10 11 am - 1 pm

EFMP Painting Wishes (Make and Take Dandelion Art)

Feb 14 3 pm - 4:30 pm

EFMP Emotional Regulation

Feb 22 4 pm - 5 pm

FRP Are You Ready for Retirement?

Feb 23 9 am - 4 pm

EFMP Resource Fair

Mar 24 10 am - 2 pm

LinkedIn Makeover

Mar 28 10 am - 11:30 am

LinkedIn Makeover (Virtual)

May 23 10 am - 11:30 am

LinkedIn Makeover (Virtual)

May 23 10 am - 11:30 am

Partner Abuse Protective Order Filing


Community Information Exchange (CIE)

Monthly forum targeting the spouses of Battalion, Brigade and higher level Commanders and Command Sergeant Majors.